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SEN Teacher & Phase Leader - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Langafel CEP School, Longfield

  • Ref:KCC886-3296-157T
  • Posted:06/08/2019
  • Pay:MPS/UPS + SEN + TLR
  • Start Date:TBC
  • App Close Date:16/08/2019 at 16:00
  • Interviews:TBC


This is an exciting and unique opportunity for a Teacher with a passion for SEN(D) to progress into a middle leadership role. We are a growing primary school with a Resourced Mainstream provision (SLIC) for children with an EHCP and a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. We are seeking to appoint a full-time teacher / phase leader with knowledge and experience of working with children with autism who will:

  • Forge good relationships with pupils, staff and parents
  • Work in partnership with the Teacher-in-Charge to achieve high quality teaching provision for children with autism
  • Teach engaging and inspiring good/outstanding lessons
  • Have an understanding of best practice in SEND
  • Lead, effectively deploy and work closely with teaching assistants
  • Be innovative, inspirational and have the ability to find solutions
  • Be ambitious
  • Fully involve themselves in the wider school
  • Lead a subject
  • Work closely with parallel phases in the mainstream as well as with the SLIC team
  • Have a positive outlook

We can offer you:

  • High calibre, experienced staff who work well as a team
  • A supportive senior leadership team that values ideas and creativity
  • A middle (phase) leadership role with a SEN allowance plus a TLR
  • Coaches to support your professional development
  • Opportunities for CPD to help you realise your potential
  • Opportunities to work with mainstream colleagues

This is a full-time, permanent position. The start date is October 2019 or sooner if available. We will be flexible for the right candidate.

Visits to our school are strongly encouraged. Please speak to the School Office to arrange an appointment.

Information about the school:

Langafel is a friendly, happy and inclusive primary school. Our motto, Friendship and Learning, depicts the overall ethos of our school. We are an average sized primary school with 325 pupils on roll. We currently have two Reception Classes who work in a large inside and outside area with a flexible open plan space. Pupils in Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 are taught in mixed-age classes allowing the perfect opportunity for collaborative learning and teaching.

The school's resourced provision, known in the school community as SLIC@Langafel (Socialise Learn Interact Communicate) is for pupils with an EHCP who are diagnosed as having Autistic Spectrum Disorder. There are currently 24 children in the provision who are taught in three classes, the majority of pupils also attend mainstream lessons. The pupils from the SRP make use of the wonderful facilities within the school. Additionally within the provision the pupils benefit from three large well-resourced classrooms, speech and language rooms and a sensory room. They also have access to their own contained outside spaces, including a playground with sensory apparatus and a well-equipped enclosed area on the school field.


Information about the school

Langafel Church of England School is in a semi rural location in the village of Longfield and a mile from the mainline station. The school has 315 children on roll and a PAN of 45. Our school values are aspiration, team work, enjoyment and confidence. We have close links to our local church St Mary Magdalene and recognise the importance of Christian values, in particular respect, Koinonia, honesty and perseverance which were chosen by the school community. We have a number of excellent teaching resources in the school which include our heated swimming pool, gymnasium, performing arts room, food technology room and extensive grounds with woodland and pond area. The school includes SLIC@Langafel a resourced provision for 24 pupils with an EHC plan and a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder. Our recent Ofsted inspection took place in October 2018 where we were graded good in all areas. Our results are above national and Kent in both attainment and progress.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01474) 709683

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.